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Re: Poor sequels

Post by binaryRooster » Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:13 am

paranoid marvin wrote:
Paradroid 90 was weaker than the C64 original on every conceivable way
You're not kidding. I just played it for the first time since i owned it on the ST many, many years ago. Absolute garbage and inferior in every way to the original. It can't even manage multi directional scrolling.

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Re: Poor sequels

Post by Ferret Oxide » Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:33 pm

I've said it before, and I'll probably say it again: Superkid in Space.

Somehow Atlantis decided to take an open world game that captured the idea of being a crime fighting superhero, and turned it into a generic platformer.

Postman Pat 2 also failed to live up to its predecessor, exchanging simple but colourful graphics with a monochromatic mess and overly fiddly gameplay.

Railroad Tycoon 2 managed to be a backward step for the series, too. Yes, the graphics were a great step forward, but the scenario-based gameplay felt more restrictive than the original's "build a railway" model.

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Re: Poor sequels

Post by stayAwhile » Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:51 pm

new carnival games .. it's fun but the first game is even better
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Re: Poor sequels

Post by gunbladelad » Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:27 pm

I have to admit I've not read through the topic, but cream of the crop in terms of poor sequels would be Goldeneye : Rogue Agent - Not actually a sequel, just a poor attempt to cash in on the popularity of the previous Goldeneye game on the N64...

The World is Not Enough on the N64 (which WAS a sequel) wasn't in the same class as the N64 - neither was Tomorrow Never Dies on the Playstation.
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Re: Poor sequels

Post by VirtuaMuser » Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:33 pm

All the sequels that followed Bloody Roar 2, so much potential wasted :(

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Re: Poor sequels

Post by Megamixer » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:25 am

VirtuaMuser wrote:All the sequels that followed Bloody Roar 2, so much potential wasted :(
I think Primal Fury on the Gamecube was a decent game. Definitely a huge upgrade over the standard BR3 on PS2. I played Bloody Roar 4 and thought it was rubbish though.
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